Washington Medical Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Medical Assistants in Washington

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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Mount Vernon, Wenatchee and Olympia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Seattle, Bellingham and Kennewick
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia

Schools for Medical Assistants in Washington are listed below.

Selected Medical Assistant Schools in Washington

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting, BS in Health and Wellness, Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate, Bachelor

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Allied Health Science (AS)
  • Degrees: Associate

Penn Foster College

Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.

  • Programs: Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Degrees: Associate

Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.

  • Programs: Veterinary Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate

Work toward your degree online with University of Cincinnati Online.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Washington Medical Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Big Bend Community College Moses Lake Associate 1,893
Centralia College Centralia Associate 3,652
Clark College Vancouver Associate 9,705
Clover Park Technical College Lakewood Associate 9,829
Columbia Basin College Pasco Associate 6,393
Everett Community College Everett Associate 7,674
Highline Community College Des Moines Associate 5,859
Lake Washington Technical College Kirkland Associate 3,996
Lower Columbia College Longview Associate 3,348
Olympic College Bremerton Bachelor 6,623
Peninsula College Port Angeles Bachelor 3,180
Pima Medical Institute Renton Renton Associate 290
Pima Medical Institute Seattle Seattle Associate 357
Renton Technical College Renton Associate 4,915
Seattle Community College-North Campus Seattle Associate 5,856
Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Associate 5,727
South Puget Sound Community College Olympia Associate 4,947
Spokane Community College Spokane Associate 6,961
Wenatchee Valley College Wenatchee Associate 3,150
Whatcom Community College Bellingham Associate 4,127
Yakima Valley Community College Yakima Associate 4,354

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Washington. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Medical Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Assistants relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bremerton 490 $34580 1.35
Silverdale 490 $34580 1.35
Bellingham 350 $36830 0.99
Longview 150 $36810 0.97
Mount Vernon 300 $35980 1.52
Anacortes 300 $35980 1.52
Kennewick 450 $31460 1
Richland 450 $31460 1
Olympia 430 $35800 0.98
Tumwater 430 $35800 0.98
Seattle 7010 $37110 0.89
Tacoma 7010 $37110 0.89
Bellevue 7010 $37110 0.89
Spokane 1140 $33790 1.19
Spokane Valley 1140 $33790 1.19
Walla Walla 100 $30530 0.98
Wenatchee 380 $35560 2.09
Yakima 570 $32360 1.53
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